Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk.

SKU: MYBG-FLOW-SHRUB-CAHA
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Rs.505
Pot size: 5"

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Calliandra

Genus

Daily

Water Requirement

Red

Flower Color

Non Fragrant

Fragrance

Winter

Flowering Season

Large

Size

Medium

Maintenance

Yes

With Pots

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Sunlight Requirement

Product Description

Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk. is commonly known as powder puff. It is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 3cm in height. The branchlets are cylindric, rough and brown in colour. The leaves close at night. The red powder puff flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds but only appear from November to April.

Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk.

Family

Mimosaceae

Origin

Bolivia

Description

Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk. is commonly known as powder puff. It is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 3cm in height. The branchlets are cylindric, rough and brown in colour. The leaves close at night. The red powder puff flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds but only appear from November to April.

Environment

Calliandra Haematocephala Hassk. prefers semi-shade to full sunlight and moderate watering. It is suitable with well-drained Soils and fertile Loamy Soils.

Landscape Uses

It is used as General, Focal Plant, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting.

Trees need to be planted in full sun. Make sure there is no sudden change in temperature. Keep it in semi sunlight for a week before introducing the plant to direct sunlight.

In a pot, you will need to water the plant everyday during the summers and can cut down a bit during winters. Make sure this has a drainage hole at the bottom. For trees planted directly in the garden, you an water it once in 2-3 days for it to develop strong roots. Fertilise in the summer season only.

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